Several women’s regional leagues have begun new cup competitions, now that matches are permitted again.
EASTERN – Haverhill win 10-9 on penalties
The Challenge Cup kicked off and featured Haverhill Rovers edging Royston Town in a shoot-out, following a 4-4 draw at the end of extra-time. Colney Heath had Zara Wickert sent off in a 4-0 defeat at Wymondham Town.
GROUP A: AFC Dunstable 5-1 Haringey Borough, Wroxham 1-3 Cambridge City Development
GROUP B: Harlow Town 7-0 Wodson Park, Kings Lynn Town 2-3 Bedford
GROUP C: Bowers & Pitsea 3-0 Stevenage Development, Haverhill Rovers 4-4 (Pens 10-9) Royston Town
GROUP D: St Ives Town 2-0 Needham Market, Wymondham Town 4-0 Colney Heath
EAST MIDLANDS – Back next week
The league returns on 18 April with the Trevor Clifton Trophy.
LONDON & SOUTH EAST- Spring groups coming up
Members are back at it this coming Sunday, playing in the Spring Round Robin competition.
NORTH EAST – Wallsend win seven-goal thriller
The Subsidiary Cup group fixtures commenced and included Wallsend BC’s 4-3 result over Chester le Street Reserves and an 8-0 victory for Sunderland West End.
GROUP A: Alnwick Town H/W [3-0] Blyth Town, Sunderland West End 8-0 West Allotment Celtic
GROUP B: Wallsend BC 4-3 Chester le Street Reserves, Washington v Lumley (playing midweek)
GROUP C: Hartlepool United P-P Norton & Stockton Res, Redcar Town 0-4 York City
GROUP D: Harrogate Town 0-3 Altofts, Wakefield Trinity 0-5 Hull United
GROUP E: Ossett United 6-2 Sheffield Wednesday, York Railway Institute 1-6 Farsley Celtic
SOUTHERN – Subsidiary Cup starts
Subsidiary Cup group games have begun with a narrow 2-1 result for New Milton Town over AFC Bournemouth Development but big wins elsewhere. Abingdon United sent Oxford City home sunk 7-1, AFC Bournemouth hit Eastleigh for six, while Ascot United put five past Abbey Rangers.